President John Quincy Adams and the Election of 1824


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How did John Quincy Adams differ from Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe?

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1. How were John C. Calhoun and William H. Crawford similar?

2. Why was the election of 1824 significant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

John Quincy Adams won the election of 1824, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of his time in office. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the election, other politicians, and Adam's career and accomplishments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • The Virginia Dynasty
  • The career track of particular politicians
  • The Corrupt Bargain
  • The career of John Quincy Adams

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the John Quincy Adams
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important figures, such as John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Virginia Dynasty
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Corrupt Bargain

Additional Learning

The election of 1824 was a crowded affair as several candidates jostled to inherit the legacies of the charismatic Founding Fathers. You can learn more about this election and the eventual winner by reading the lesson called President John Quincy Adams and the Election of 1824. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the events and candidates of the election of 1824
  • Understand how Adams won and his time in office
  • Know important historical figures and events
  • Explore the historical context of the election of 1824